Glenn Beck’s Radio Rwanda schtick is transforming Fox News into an organization that promotes domestic terrorism

Planet Earth is the asylum to which the rest of the universe sends its lunatics. — Voltaire   Crooks & Liars It was a little amusing that Fox News contributor Wayne Simmons this weekend attacked WikiLeaks as “a terrorist organization that uses the First Amendment of the United States to hide behind.” Talk about projection… More Glenn Beck’s Radio Rwanda schtick is transforming Fox News into an organization that promotes domestic terrorism

10 Republican Lies About the Bush Tax Cuts

The talking point from the GOP regarding ending the ten-year fiasco of the Bush Tax Cuts is that Dems want to raise taxes (by eliminating the Bush Tax cuts.)   The concept of “raising taxes” is being thrown around all over the blogosphere, print media and television.   Although they know that eliminating (as scheduled) the BTCs after its ten years run is not… More 10 Republican Lies About the Bush Tax Cuts

Cantor Admits Extending Bush Tax Cuts Would ‘Dig The Hole Deeper’ On The Deficit — But He Doesn’t Care

Well, the thin veil of “fiscal conservatism” comes off quickly for the likes of House and Senate politicians: Think Progress In recent weeks, Republicans have been trying to create an alternate reality in which tax cuts don’t add to the U.S. deficit. Specifically, these deficit frauds have been arguing that the Bush tax cuts of 2001 and… More Cantor Admits Extending Bush Tax Cuts Would ‘Dig The Hole Deeper’ On The Deficit — But He Doesn’t Care

Bill Kristol: Republicans Should ‘Just Shut Up’ About Charlie Rangel’s Ethics Charges

Huffington Post Some conservatives on Sunday pointed to New York Congressman Charlie Rangel’s ethics charges as evidence that Democrats had failed to “drain the swamp” in Washington. Activist Liz Cheney, for example, accused Rangel of “real imperial arrogance.” But even as the GOP piled on — and Democrats established their distance — there were those… More Bill Kristol: Republicans Should ‘Just Shut Up’ About Charlie Rangel’s Ethics Charges

RNC cancels Breitbart fundraiser

CNN Political Ticker From CNN Senior Political Editor Mark Preston Conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart, pictured, was scheduled to appear with RNC Chairman Michael Steele at a reception later this month in Beverly Hills. Washington (CNN) – The Republican National Committee has cancelled a fundraiser with conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart, who is under fire for promoting an edited… More RNC cancels Breitbart fundraiser

The Sunday Roundup

Politico http://www.politico.com/singletitlevideo.html?bcpid=19407224001&bctid=359250224001 On the Sunday shows: THE WAR — The U.S. isn’t in Afghanistan for nation building, says Gates. Kerry sees common U.S.-Iranian interests in Afghanistan, while Graham warns on an ‘unholy’ left-right domestic alliance to end the war,  and he praises Obama on Pakistan.  And Levin sees an Afghanistan nightmare in the making — for the… More The Sunday Roundup

Ethics cases raise racial questions

Politico The politically charged decisions by veteran Democratic Reps. Charles Rangel of New York and Maxine Waters of California to force public trials by the House ethics committee are raising questions about race and whether black lawmakers face more scrutiny over allegations of ethical or criminal wrongdoing than their white colleagues. The controversy over the… More Ethics cases raise racial questions

Liz Cheney calls on Obama to shut down WikiLeaks

This woman and her dad act more like authoritarians than any other politicians I’ve seen.  I would say George “The Decider” Bush was the most authoritarian of all, but I’m still one of those who thinks Cheney was running the entire eight year Bush presidency.  Either way, these people are no longer in office.  There’s… More Liz Cheney calls on Obama to shut down WikiLeaks

Palin reads crib notes during Fox interview

Why is everyone so surprised.  The woman is not the sharpest tool in the GOP “shed”, and from what I can see, there aren’t very many sharp tools at all in the GOP!  Raw Story Blames media for her plunging popularity numbers $3.8 trillion is such a big number that Sarah Palin can’t remember it without writing notes… More Palin reads crib notes during Fox interview